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: Class of 81

j What Goes Up. A contemporary dance performed by pupils from
Intake High School, Leeds.

: A Summer Journey: the Severn

Resorts and Islands. Angela
I Rippon visits Clevedon and Weston-super-Mare, and ends her journey on the lonely island ofSteepholm.
(Tomorrow: the Kennet and Avon Canal)

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of this week in 1952. A Griffin production for BBCtv (B/w)

: Daytime on Two Q and A

Note: repeats are not indicated.
How to make a video diary for use in the series. (Stereo;

: lei Paris

Paris through the eyes of teenagers Sirine and Jean.
; A Sensible production for BBCtv (Stereo) I 9.25am Christianity in Today's World
Rosie Sheehan reports from
Atlanta, USA, on television and radio evangelism. (Stereo;


Unknown: Rosie Sheehan

: Storytime

Programme for infants.
Today, Gary Wilmot reads Big Bad Barney Bear. (Stereo)


Unknown: Gary Wilmot

: Mathscope

Today, boxes.

: Music Time

Making up rhythm patterns with clicks, taps and claps, (Stereo;

: Mathsphere

Today, number sequences and maths in the pop music industry.

: Zig Zag

The Anglo-Saxons. Episode 2 of the The Raven and the Cross.
A CASE production for BBCtv (Stereo;

: Thinkabout Science

i Series for 5- and 6-year-olds. Nan repairs a BMX bike.

: Mad about Music

A series encouraging teenagers to create music. Today, composition, including technology, songwriting and improvisation. (stereo;

: Lernexpress

Multi-media two-year GCSE German course. Teenagers in Hamburg talk about their free time.

: Geography Programme

Rob Curling examines the debate over open-cast mining. (Stereo;

: History File

The World Since 1945. Today, the Vietnam War.

: Teaching Today

The second of two programmes on the new geography curriculum for primary schools, presented by David Bellamy.


Presented By: David Bellamy.

: Pingu


: Johnson and Friends

When Michael falls asleep his toys come to life.

: The Family Ness

Cartoon adventures of the family of monsters.

: Landmarks

Explorers and Encounters
Columbus - the second episode of a two-part drama. (Stereo)

: News and Weather

Followed by Storytime (Stereo)

: Songs of Praise

From Purley, Surrey.

: All Our Children

Using Their Talent. Only a few children develop a skill to a high , level, but why do some countries produce skills that others don't? Narrated byjudi Dench. (Postponed from 2 October)

: News and Weather

and Regional News; Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

: Along Came Jones

Western starring
I Gary Cooper I Melody Jones, an innocent I cowboy, is mistaken for Monte Jarrad, a wanted murderer.
Director Stuart Heisler (B/w) ● FILMS: pages 59-68


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Director: Stuart Heisler
Melodyjones: Gary Cooper
Cherry de Longpre: Loretta Young
George Fury: William Demarest
Monte Jarrad: Dan Duryea
PoP de Longpre: Russell Simpson

: Royal Gardens

First of a six-part series in which Sir Roy Strong explores the gardens created by the Royal Family.
Tonight he compares the gardens of Hampton Court with those of Het Loo Palace in Holland.


Unknown: Sir Roy Strong

: The Addams Family

Cult American comedy series.
Family. The family decide to get cousin Itt a job at the zoo.

: DEF II Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The American comedy series about fast-talking Will and his I Bel-Air cousins.
Community Action. Hilary is sentenced to community service, and finds it an unexpected pleasure. Will Smith .....................HIMSELF


Hilary Banks: Karyn Parsons
Alec Hudson: Bobby Hosfa
Philip Banks: James Avery
Vivian Banks: Janet Hubert Whitten
Carlton Banks: Alfonso Ribeiro
Ashley Banks: Taty Anamali

: Standing Room Only

Last in the series of the football magazine, with Kevin Allen. Tonight, Eusebio reflects on his spectacular career. Series producer Dele Oniya


Unknown: Kevin Allen.

: Liquid Television

The animation series includes
i. Dog Boy , the man who has
« developed some canine habits, and The Specialists.


Unknown: I. Dog Boy

: Out of Darkness

1 Last in the series that looks at current efforts being made to I reshape African societies.
Born Again Democracy. Last year, Frederick Chiluba swept to power in Zambia after decades of one-party rule by Kenneth Kaunda. His mission - to rescue a collapsed economy, restore human rights, and clean up the widespread corruption that came to characterise
I Kaunda's 26 years as president. ' How successful has President
; Chiluba been - and is multi-i party democracy enough to pull i Zambia back from the brink? I Narrated by Hugh Quarshie. Producer Peter Emina


Unknown: Frederick Chiluba
Unknown: Kenneth Kaunda.
Unknown: Hugh Quarshie.
Producer: Peter Emina

: Rising Son

L First showing on network television for this family drama starring Brian Dennehy Piper Laurie
For Gus , the autocratic head of his family, things begin to fall apart when the factory where he works is threatened with closure, and his son announces he wants to give up his medical studies.
Director John David Coles
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page888 ● FILMS: pages 59-68


Unknown: Brian Dennehy
Unknown: Piper Laurie
Unknown: For Gus
Director: John David Coles
Gus Robinson: Brian Dennehy
Martha Robinson: Piper Laurie
Charlie Robinson: Matt Damon
Carol: Emily Longstreth
Meg Bradley: Jane Adams
Billy: Graham Beckel
Ed: Ving Rhames
Tommy: Richard Jenkins
Victor: Earl Hindman

: Murder Most Horrid: Murder at Tea Time

by Graham and Jez Alborough
A series of comedy films starring Dawn French

A tale of jealousy and tears behind the scenes of children's television.
With Dexter Fletcher, Diane Bull and Jane Booker.

A TalkBack production for BBCtv


Writer: Graham Alborough
Writer: Jez Alborough
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Bunty Breslaw: Dawn French
Colin: Dexter Fletcher
Mrs Grove: Diane Bull
Sally: Jane Booker

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine. Editor Janice Hadlow ● STEREO

: London Underground

Stand-up comedy and music, including Jeremy Hardy , Larry Amoros , Perrier Award winner John Thompson , Paul Provenza from America, and Cathy Dennis. Producers Juliet Blake , Trevor Hopkins
An English Channel production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Larry Amoros
Unknown: John Thompson
Unknown: Paul Provenza
Unknown: Cathy Dennis.
Producers: Juliet Blake
Producers: Trevor Hopkins

: Weatherview

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